The Republic will be represented by sprinter Kugapriya D/O Chandran at the IAAF World U20 Championships.
The biennial event will be held at Bydgoszcz, Poland for the 2016 edition.
18-year-old Kugapriya has a personal best of 12.19 seconds (-0.4m/s, S’pore Open 16) in the 100m, and 24.90 seconds (-1.5m/s, HK Intercity 16).
Her major achievements to date includes being a 200m finalist for the Asian Junior 2016, Hong Kong Intercity 2016 200m junior women champion, 2015 SEA Youth C’ships 200m silver medalist and 2015 Asian Youth Athletics C’ships 200m bronze medalist.
She will be accompanied by Team Manager Margaret Oh, who is also her coach.